Dune at 50: Recommendations for the Dune-loving Non-SF Reader

Everyone's read Dune, even your non-SF-reading friends. The big question is... what should they read next?

PK Interview: Ian Whates of NewCon Press

"I use a very simple criterion: if I’d be happy to pay my own hard-earned dosh to read a given story, it’s a strong contender."

Reviewing the DGLA: Introduction and Criteria

The David Gemmell Legend Awards are coming - we'll be reviewing all the finalists! And here's how we'll be going about it... (and, please, join in!)

Everything Else

Avengers by the numbers, Batman vs Superman (kinda), dinosaur erotica, this weekend's events, the glory of self-publishing and a list or two.

PK Interview: Alex Davis of Boo Books

"Great characterisation, a strong plot and - for me - something quirky and unique to set it apart from the other subs you're dealing with."

Friday Five: 5 Weird and Wonderful Short Stories by Women

Johann Thorsson chooses five great stories to highlight five recent fantasy collections by female authors.

Americus by MK Reed and Jonathan Hill

M.K. Reed and Jonathan Hill's Americus (2011) is one of those lovely books about books - about fantasy books, in...

Films of High Adventure: Dune

"The pug, however, is the best. A bravura performance. So much so that I want a retelling of Dune from the pug’s point of view, à la Roger Zelazny’s A Night in the Lonesome October."

Composting with Sandworms - only a few tickets left

Cake is the diet-killer. Cake is the little-joy that brings total bliss. I will face my cake.

PK Interview: Joanne Hall of Kristell Ink (and Many More!)

"You can make a voodoo doll of the editor who has rejected you, but don’t email them to tell them they’re wrong or stupid, and don’t take to social media to slate them."

Tell Me About... Tékumel

"I simply state that it is the most beautifully done fantasy game ever created. It is difficult for me to envision the possibility of any rival being created in the future."

Shhhhh! It's a secret One Comic

rossovers don’t get much bigger than this. The Marvel multiverse faces destruction and the only two Earths left are too busy fighting each other to do anything about it....


Be very, very quiet.

Friday Five: 5 Sharks on the Silver Screen

Sharkpunk editor Jonathan Green selects five of his favourite on-screen sharks (that's 15 total rows of teeth!).

One Comic Checks Out All-New X-Men #40

"There’s a lot to unpack here, not least the complications added to the situation by telepathy, time travel and the adult Iceman’s diabolical dating record. Fun."